Elmer A. Dickson (Florida)
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Teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart. - Psalm 90:12 (NRSV)
A hymn titled “The Old Rugged Cross” has this line in its chorus: “I’ll cherish the old rugged cross, till my trophies at last I lay down.” It is about the Christian hope of heaven, where we will lay aside our earthly trophies and receive a heavenly crown.
My greatest trophy is God’s sustaining love.
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